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 Surname   Forename   Rank   Notes   Unit 
EspachAbraham JacobusArtilleristAwarded the ABO. StaatsartillerieBoer Forces
EybersJohannes HermanSersantAwarded the ABO. StaatsartillerieBoer Forces
FergusonCharles JamesArtilleristAwarded the ABO. StaatsartillerieBoer Forces
FerreiraAnthonie MichaelSers/Maj.Awarded the ABO. O.V.S. ArtillerieBoer Forces
FerreiraIgnatiusHe was born in Pretoria and spent some of his life in Kimberley. He was one of the first pioneers of the Johannesburg gold fields in 1886. A Colonel in 1886 he was Boer general at the start of the Boer War. He succeeded C J Wessels on 1 Jan 1900. He was accidentally killed at Paardeberg. De Wet said of him “It was while I was engaged in my efforts to relieve Cronje, that a gun accident occurred in which General Ferreira was fatally wounded. Not only his own family, but the whole nation, lost in him a man whom they can never forget. I received the sad news the day after his death, and, although the place of his burial was not more than two hours' ride from my camp, I was too much occupied with my own affairs to be able to attend his funeral.”Boer Forces
FitzgibbonThomas FrancisBurgerAwarded the ABO. ArtillerieBoer Forces
FolkusJan Johannes CorneliusKorporalAwarded the ABO. ArtillerieBoer Forces
FoucheDaniel NicolaasKorporalAwarded the ABO. StaatsartillerieBoer Forces
FoucheW DCommandantHe was born in 1874 in Rouxville. During the Boer War, he served with General Kritzinger during his foray into Cape Colony and later in the Orange Free State. He re-entered Cape Colony again in Sep 1901 with General Smuts. He was seriously wounded near Barkly East. During the Great War, he served under General Louis Botha in German South West Africa.Boer Forces
FourieGeneralBorn at Lydenburg in 1858 and first saw action in the campaigns against Sekukuni in 1876 and the Chief Niabel. In 1890 he reported on the feasibility of a Boer settlement in Mashonaland. He fought in the Boer War and distinguished himself in the Natal campaign. He was taken prisoner in March 1901 but later escaped.He died in Pietersburg in 1943. Boer Forces
FourieAndries PetrusArtilleristAwarded the ABO. ArtillerieBoer Forces
FourieJohannes NicolaasArtilleristAwarded the ABO. O.V.S. ArtillerieBoer Forces
FourieJosefHe was born near Pretoria in 1878. He took park in suppressing the Jameson Raid and later in the Boer War. In 1912 he received a commission in the newly established Union Defence Force. When the Great War broke out, he allied himself with the 'Armed Protest Movement,' and soon became a fully fledged rebel. Near Pretoria, he was taken prisoner, tried, found guilty of high treason and shot.Boer Forces
FouriePetrus JohannesSers/Maj.Awarded the ABO. StaatsartillerieBoer Forces
FouriePetrus JohannesArtilleristAwarded the ABO. ArtillerieBoer Forces
FouriePetrus JohannesArtilleristAwarded the ABO. MiddelburgBoer Forces
GoldschaggEduardArtilleristAwarded the ABO. StaatsartillerieBoer Forces
GraffPieter Hendrik de VilliersArtilleristAwarded the ABO. StaatsartillerieBoer Forces
GreefPieter AdriaanArtilleristAwarded the ABO. StaatsartillerieBoer Forces
GregorowskiJudgeFormerly a Judge of the OFS, was in 1896 State Attorney to that Republic when invited to preside over the trial of the Reform prisoners at Pretoria, although having no status in the Transvaal. He was accordingly provisionally appointed to a seat on the Transvaal Bench. He was noted for the peculiar severity of his sentences of all except Boers, and it is asserted that he came to the trial of the Reformers with the full intent of stretching the law to its utmost against the prisoners. In summing up he stated that he held the signatories of the letter of invitation to Dr Jameson to be directly responsible for the shedding of the burghers' blood at Doornkop. Notwithstanding that the Committee had offered to guarantee with their persons that if the Govt, would allow Dr Jameson to come into Johannesburg unmolested, he would leave again peacefully as soon as possible, and setting aside the special statutes of the State, he passed the death sentence upon them under Roman Dutch law. The Judge then passed sentence on the other prisoners, the rank and file of the Reform Committee, condemning them to two years' imprisonment, to pay fines of £2,000 each, or as an alternative to suffer another year's imprisonment, and thereafter to be banished from the State for a period of three years. Mr Gregorowski resigned his judgeship to fill the post of State Attorney vacated by Dr Coster. When a law was passed (No. 1 of 1897) empowering the Govt, to exact assurances from the judges that they would respect all resolutions of the Volksraad as having the force of law and declare themselves not entitled to test the validity of a law by its agreement or conflict with the Constitution, and empowering the President to summarily dismiss the judges Mr Gregorowski emphatically stated that no honourable man could possibly sit upon the Transvaal Bench so long as that law remained upon the Statute Book. Nevertheless, on having to decide the question of costs which was referred to him in the case of Brown v. the State, he gave a judgment which practically brought the case under the operation of the obnoxious law. Furthermore, when Chief Justice Kotze was dismissed by the President under the summary powers of Law 1 of 1897, Mr Gregorowski did not find it inconsistent to accept the office of Chief Justice. Boer Forces
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